Simple inexpensive method for intraoperative video and audio documentation Academic Article uri icon


  • 2Our aim was to find an inexpensive and practical method for documentation of surgical procedures. techniQUe Patients are consented for video footage taken during surgery. The camera position and zoom are adjusted to the surgeon’s anthropometric characters, and confirmed before commencing the procedure. We use a digital camera (GoPro ® , Woodman Labs, San Mateo, CA, US) (Fig 1) that can be adjusted with a head strap and is currently used in various sport activities. These cameras have various capturing angles, excellent audio recording, rechargeable batteries that last for 2.5 hours of constant recording and memory cards that can save 8 hours of high definition video. The initial market price of these

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  • January 1, 2013